Stockholm Arlanda Airport is 37km from Stockholm and 40km from Uppsala. There is very efficient public transport into Stockholm city centre. This is the largest airport in Sweden. Five terminals have excellent facilities and a wide range of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants.
Direct flights are available with Norwegian and SAS. Both airlines operate routes from Edinburgh and Manchester. Norwegian also fly from London Gatwick. Flights are sometimes available from Birmingham with SAS. You will also find direct flights with British Airways from Heathrow and with BA Cityflier from London City Airport. Flights from other UK airports will be indirect and more expensive. Airlines with reasonably priced indirect flights include Finnair, Germanwings, Lufthansa and British Airways.
In the absence of low-cost airlines fares can be quite expensive. You will find cheaper flights with Ryanair, who operate routes to Stockholm Skavsta and Stockholm Vasteras, Do note however, that both airports are 100km from the city. The nearest airport is Stockholm Arlanda.
Swedavia Arlanda Airport,
190 45 Stockholm-Arlanda
Tel: 46 (0)10-109 10 00
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The Arlanda Express train connects the airport with Stockholm's Central Station in 20 minutes.
Local trains run from Arlanda Central station, located in SkyCity, between Terminals 4 and 5. Commuter trains run every 30 minutes. Journey time to Uppsala is 20 minutes. For Stockholm change at Upplands Väsby, where there is a connection to Stockholm Central Station. Long-distance trains also call at Arlanda Central. Destinations include Uppsala, Sundsvall, Östersund, Åre, Borlänge, Falun, Leksand, Mora, Nyköping, Norrköping and Linköping.
Airport buses are run by Swebus and the Flygbussarna. Swebus head for the main city-centre bus station. Over 40 departures a day. Flygbussarna buses depart every 10 minutes at peak times. SL (Stockholm Transport) operates night buses 592 and 593 between Arlanda and central Stockholm.
Direct flights are available from British Airways, SAS and Norwegian
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